Premier League clean sheets are a key aspect of fantasy football. EPL is back after Coronavirus stop in march. In this article we propose a Premiership goalkeeper special with various ranking to choose the best goalkeeper in England. Choosing the right (or wrong) goalkeeper can make (or break) your weekend. Here, you will find the best Fantasy Premier League goalkeepers with clean sheets and teams in this season 2019/20, updated after Gameweek 35. The last EPL gameweek (35) was a big shake for the clean sheets ranking with 5 clean sheets out of 20 teams didn’t concede any goals to the opponent.
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Use the table below to help you decide on your goalkeeper. Remember, the more clean sheets your goalkeeper achieved is a good barometer for potential points and that on Sportito thereis no salary cap/budget so you can choose any of the best Goalkeepers To help you make a comparison at the end of the articles you will find also last year Premier League clean sheets 2018/2019 ranking.
CLEAN SHEETS IN PREMIERSHIP FANTASY GAME
In addition to the classic auctions, the focus on the best Premier League 2019/20 goalkeeper to be taken to the fantasy football is also crucial for Sportito users. The best EPL goalkeepers ranking are perfect tools to choose the goalkeeper who could be decisive for winning the fantasy football with the clean sheet bonus or a saved penalty. Obviously, among the most analyzed parameters there is also that of ownership, in addition to the team which is a fundamental element to determine the best Premier League 2019/20 fantasy goalkeeper, that’s why I invite you to consult our article on the probable lineups Premier League 2019-20. Know the best goalkeeper for clean sheets in Premier League is decisive especially in fantasy football games that use the clean sheet bonus. In fact, the Premier League clean sheet statistics are now well delineated with the teams that have made this a real must in the championship. In addition, other important factors in the choice of the goalkeeper to be taken are: the goalkeepers’ average rating and the ability to parry the penalty kicks. Below are the rankings of the best goalkeepers based on clean sheet and penalty shots.
CLEAN SHEET: THE IMPORTANCE IN EPL FANTASY GAME
Goalkeeper rankings Premier League 2019/20: better than average rating or clean sheet? The choice of the best goalkeepers to take to the fantasy football must be made following two principles: buy the owner of a big one who suffers few goals in a season, so he usually has less malus but an average mark in the norm, or that of a medium-low team ranking that undergoes several goals but can be more busy and therefore see his vote rise based on positive performances. The question arises again at every goalkeepers auction for fantasy football as the most famous names often skyrocket convincing many of us to fall back on the second solution.
TOP GOALKEEPERS WITH MOST CLEAN SHEETS 2019/20
Before seeing the Premier League ranking of goalkeepers for clean sheets, let’s dwell on the meaning of the term. What does clean sheet mean? “Clean sheets”, for football speaking, it indicates the goal-free victory on the passive, keep the goal clean. In Premier League, as in other European leagues, the ranking of goalkeepers with the most clean sheets is not the same as the ranking for the best defense. Taking the best goalkeeper for clean sheets in Premiership is certainly an important factor in winning because valuable bonuses can come from a ‘player’ who usually does not give important points. The best Premier League goalkeeper who has kept the clean sheet several times in the league games played in England are Nick Pope from Burnley and Ederson from Manchester City with 14 clean sheets. Here is the ranking of goalkeepers for clean sheets in this season of Premier League:
Player Club Nationality Stat
Nick Pope Burnley England 14
Ederson Manchester City Brazil 14
Dean Henderson Sheffield United England 13
Alisson Liverpool Brazil 13
Rui Patrício Wolverhampton Wanderers Portugal 12
Kasper Schmeichel Leicester City Denmark 12
David de Gea Manchester United Spain 11
Martin Dubravka Newcastle United Slovakia 10
Vicente Guaita Crystal Palace Spain 10
Ben Foster Watford England 9
Jordan Pickford Everton England 8
Mat Ryan Brighton and Hove Albion Australia 8
Kepa Arrizabalaga Chelsea Spain 7
Bernd Leno Arsenal Germany 7
Alex McCarthy - England 6
Lukasz Fabianski West Ham United Poland 5
Tom Heaton Aston Villa England 5
Tim Krul Norwich City Netherlands 5
Hugo Lloris Tottenham Hotspur France 5
Aaron Ramsdale AFC Bournemouth England 5
Emiliano Martínez Arsenal Argentina 3
Paulo Gazzaniga Tottenham Hotspur Argentina 2
Angus Gunn Southampton England 2
David Martin West Ham United England 2
Adrián Liverpool Spain 2
Claudio Bravo Manchester City Chile 1
Ørjan Nyland Aston Villa Norway 1
TOP EPL TEAMS WITH MOST CLEAN SHEETS 2018/19
Liverpool was the EPL team with the most clean sheets in 2018/2019 season, with an impressive total of 21.
Alisson and Van Dijk continue to impressive in the 2019/2020 season, but Alisson did suffer an injury in the opening game against Norwich, leading to his substitution.
Reigning champions Manchester City, with 20 clean sheets in EPL, was a close second in the 2018/2019 season. Ederson looked assured against West Ham in their opening 5-0 victory, earning his first clean sheet of the 2019/2020 season,
Chelsea’s Kepa Arrizabalaga had a slightly different start to the 2019/2020 season, letting in 4 goals against a rejuvenated Manchester United.
EPL GOALKEEPERS WITH MOST CLEAN SHEETS 2018/19
|De Gea||Manchester United||7|
GOALKEEPERS WITH MOST CLEAN SHEETS 2017/2018
David De Gea was the goalkeeper with most clean sheets in 2017/18 season, 18 in total was the final number. Ederson, Coutois and Lloris are the goalkeepers next in order with 16, 15, 15 clean sheets. Even though De Gea is no where to be seen on this season ranking of goalkeepers with most EPL clean sheets, he had a good run last Premier League season with Manchester United.
|David De Gea||Man Utd||18|
What is a Clean Sheet in Football?
In football, a clean sheet is when one football team doesn’t allow the opposite team score a goal in the match. Simply means the goalkeeper ‘keeping it clean’ by not letting the other team score any goals. This is mainly an achievement of the goalkeeper than any other player of the team.
For example, if Chelsea defeats Liverpool by 1-0, Chelsea kept a clean sheet. If the match is a draw, with 0-0, then both teams kept a clean sheet.
On Sportito Fantasy Sports, a clean sheet by a goalkeeper gives you 6 points, 4 points for the defender and 2 points for the midfielder. And this clean sheet value is assigned only if the players end the match without conceding goals to the opposite team. Additionally 0.05 points are assigned only to goalkeepers for every minute that they play with a Clean Sheet.